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Corporate Strategy Class: Examining the Intersection of Business and Politics

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October 23, 2018

Professor Aaron Chatterji, teacher of an advanced corporate strategy class, talking with students in the Fox Center

Business and politics have merged in a way that many of us have not seen before. Companies are expected to speak up and engage on political and social issues, even if these issues…

Preparing for a Career in Corporate Strategy

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March 12, 2014

I can’t believe I am less than two terms, or 12 weeks, away from graduation. Not surprisingly, I find myself reflecting on my time at school and what I have accomplished. I came…

Gaining Insight on Business in India

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May 21, 2013

If you follow this blog regularly, you have probably read about some of the recent events that the student body has organized, including Fuqua Idol, Dancing with the Faculty, etc. It’s difficult to…

A Day at Fuqua…

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February 21, 2013

I once heard a Fuqua visitor say, “Fuqua seems like an airport. It is always bustling with activity,” to which I immediately quipped, “Perhaps, but busier.” Personally, my 20 academic weeks at Fuqua…

A Day in My MBA Life

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February 1, 2013

Before applying to B-school, I was told by many students how miserable their lives were because they were so busy and slept so little. Is it true? Let’s find out … here’s an…

Concentrations: Which to Choose?

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January 23, 2013

Concentrations are a funny thing: they are completely optional in most business schools. So, why should we choose one in the first place, and which one(s)? Particularly for prospective students, this may be…

Finding Fuqua: My Admissions Process

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October 18, 2012

My journey to Fuqua was a rather emotional one, to say the least. I had worked in pharmaceutical sales for about 4 years when I decided that I wanted to attend business school….

Class Handouts Come in Handy During Summer Internship

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August 17, 2012

If you ask a Fuqua student what they want to do with their class handouts after final exams, very likely the sardonic reply includes the word “bonfire.” But with the benefit of hindsight,…

Learning from Lowe’s

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August 7, 2012

Corporate Finance Internship Provides Industry Insight Last year, when I started at Fuqua, I expected to pursue a career in brand management; however, that changed after I attended various club symposiums and networking…